# How do you simplify the product #(x + 7)(x + 5)# and write it in standard form?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 22, 2016

#### Explanation:

Multiply each term in the first bracket by each term in the second bracket.

Commonly called the FOIL rule..Multiply the " Firsts, Outers Inners LAsts",

The two middle terms can be added.